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Experts on swarm robotics

You've probably heard it said that there's no "I" in team, but Robotics and Aerospace Engineers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute might tell you, there's no "I" in robot either. Robots that work in teams, or swarms, have a distinct advantage over solo robots, particularly for conducting experiments in space.

Raghvendra V. Cowlagi

Professor Cowlagi's research addresses various aspects of autonomy of mobile vehicles such as unmanned aerial vehicles and self-driving cars, including how such vehicles understand their environments and make independent... Read More

Cagdas  Onal
Cagdas Onal
Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Robotics Engineering

Professor Onal conducts research in soft robotics, a largely underexplored area of robotics that has significance in medicine, manufacturing, and disaster response. Soft robots could potentially be deployed in search-and-rescue... Read More

Carlo  Pinciroli
Carlo Pinciroli
Assistant Professor of Robotics Engineering and Assistant Professor of Fire Protection Engineering
Robotics Engineering

Professor Pinciroli's research focuses on designing innovative tools for swarm robotics. The ultimate goal of my work is to create a resilient, easily deployable hardware/software robotic infrastructure for dangerous... Read More